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Romantic Era Music


  • Composers of the Romantic Era, like Elgar, showed the world that there should be "no segregation of musical tastes" ( Young 1967, 525) and that the "purpose was to write music that was to be heard" ( Young 1967, 527).
  • Untitled review of Leon Plantinga, Romantic Music: A History of Musical Styles in Nineteenth-Century Europe and Anthology of Romantic Music, translated by Ernest Sanders. 19th Century Music 11, no. 2:194-96.
  • The Romantic era was another period of rapid evolution in music.
  • Romantic tendencies were evident in the music of all three of the preeminent Viennese classical composers (particularly Mozart and Beethoven), and by the end of Beethoven's career, the romantic spirit was firmly entrenched in Europe, remaining the dominant force in music until the beginning of the twentieth century.
  • Next time on Exploring Classical Music: The Romantic Era, Part 2 we’ll meet the ultimate Romantic celeb, and hear heartbreakingly gorgeous and virtuosic music inspired by nature.
  • Without exception, the musical giants of the era were primarily composers of instrumental music.
  • This course examines the music literature of the Romantic Era (1800-1900) and the composers and the cultural and political forces that played a role in the creation of the musical works of that era.
  • Composers of the Romantic Period Richard Strauss German; 1864-1949 Tone Poems, Operas, Songs (Lieder) Richard Strauss is the composer of the most important tone poems ever composed, as well as the most important German operas in the post-Wagner Romantic era.
  • Both were amazing players in their own right, that followed one of the Romantic Era's most prominent ideals: portraying personal character and emotion through composition.
  • Conduct a performance analysis of a selected work by a composer from the Romantic ERa (1800-1900).
  • Having established himself as an international star among piano virtuosos, Yundi Li has been steadily conquering the Romantic repertoire, recording many popular albums of the music of Chopin and Liszt, and making inroads on the works of Beethoven and Schumann.

























































































































































































































































































































Romantic Era Key Figures


  • In English literature, the key figures of the Romantic movement are considered to be the group of poets including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and the much older William Blake, followed later by the isolated figure of John Clare ; also such novelists as Walter Scott from Scotland and Mary Shelley, and the essayists William Hazlitt and Charles Lamb.
  • The key figure in this trend was Guido Adler, who viewed Beethoven and Franz Schubert as transitional but essentially Classical composers, with Romanticism achieving full maturity only in the post-Beethoven generation of Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, Berlioz, and Franz Liszt.
  • Romanticism, The Supernatural, and Human Existence Throughout the 18th century the Romantic era dominated Western cultural thought.
  • The Romantic Era is shown by how an individual like Ozymandias can be so powerful that his influence has lasted the ages, although most of the city and statue has been destroyed by nature.
  • In English literature, the key figures of the early Romantic period are considered to be the group of poets including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey.
  • The French Revolution Phase 1, as well as the American Revolution, fill Romantic era writers with sense of new beginnings & limitless human possibilities to regenerate the imperfect human world and make it right.
  • The romantics aspired to reform and counterbalance the merely calculative, quantitative and mathematical use of reason that is characteristic of modern science, and open an era "When no more numbers and figures feature//As the keys to unlock every creature" (Novalis, Henry von Ofterdingen, NS 1:344).






















































































































Romantic Era Religious Beliefs


  • Not only did scholars neglect the (often radically progressive) religious beliefs and commitments that were evident in many texts; they also failed to note how Romantic literary production was itself understood as a religious practice.
  • This article is not the place to give a detailed account of such changes during the Romantic era, but I hope that I have said enough about religion and Romanticism to show that our past theories of secularisation have not served us well and that our current discussions of religion and the secular in modernity could benefit from more nuanced accounts of each of the key terms, religion and the secular.
  • The end of the Romantic era is marked in some areas by a new style of Realism, which affected literature, especially the novel and drama, painting, and even music, through Verismo opera.
  • Romanticism was thought to represents strong emotion and expressed spiritual and religious beliefs.
  • The novel poses the ultimate Romantic era question - does God create us or are we our own masters?
  • By the early 19th century, even France was producing religious romantic leaders like Philippe-Joseph-Benjamin Buchez, a prominent statesman who believed that the advancement of man could be achieved through science only if it was guided by Catholic beliefs.
  • In the twentieth century, Russian-American writer Ayn Rand called herself a romantic, and thought she might be a bridge from the Romantic era to an eventual esthetic rebirth of the movement.
  • Darwinism, coupled with the new science discoveries being made, posed serious problems for the church and society, causing p eople to challenge their religious beliefs and have many doubts.















































































Romantic Era Vs 20th Century Music


  • VERY 20th century, when in the romantic era, you would only be playing a piano (or a harpsichord if you were old school).
  • "Atonality" is only one aspect of the popular conception of what is "20th century" music, because another is the extraordinary development in terms of rhythmic complexity.
  • If nothing else, the unfolding of the latter part of the 20th century to the present time has revealed how wrong he was.
  • Some writers hold that the Schoenberg's work is squarely within the late-Romantic tradition of Wagner and Brahms ( Neighbour 2001, 582) and, more generally, that "the composer who most directly and completely connects late Wagner and the 20th century is Arnold Schoenberg" ( Salzman 1988, 10).
  • The differences between melodies of the Romantic period and those of the 20th century is quite remarkable.
  • When people refer to 20 th century music, they are referring to 20 th century "classical" music (as opposed to jazz, rock, pop etc.).This period (1900-1940) is when the main works of the era were composed.
  • One of the most important technical developments that took place in late 19th century music was the gradual breakdown or dissolution of the system of tonality that had been an implicit aspect of Western European music since the beginning of the Baroque period.
  • My main listening preferences are the classical period with Haydn in particular and the 20th century with too many composers to mention.
  • The vocabulary and structure of the music of the late 19th century was no mere relics; composers including Ralph Vaughan Williams, Erich Korngold, Berthold Goldschmidt and Sergei Prokofiev continued to compose works in recognizably Romantic styles after 1950.











































Romantic Era 19th Century


  • This in turn led historians such as Alfred Einstein to extend the musical " Romantic Era " throughout the 19th century and into the first decade of the 20th.
  • The end of the Romantic era is marked in some areas by a new style of Realism, which affected literature, especially the novel and drama, painting, and even music, through Verismo opera.
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  • The Decline of Romanticism By about the middle of the 19th century, romanticism began to give way to new literary movements: the Parnassians and the symbolist movement in poetry, and realism and naturalism.
  • The Romantic era grew alongside the Enlightenment, but concentrated on human diversity and looking at life in a new way.
  • When understood as a period, Romanticism is usually identified with either the first half or the whole of the 19th century.
  • A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers.
  • Composers of the Romantic Era did not want music to be segregated among a particular class of society.
  • In America, the great landscape painters, particularly those of the "Hudson River School," and the Utopian social colonies that thrived in the 19th century, are manifestations of the Romantic spirit on this side of the Atlantic.
  • Like the German Idealism and Kantianism with which it is usually linked in a philosophical context, Romanticism was largely centred in Germany during the late 18th and early 19th Century.






















































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